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Student Officer Positions Available!
This year we are searching for four students to become our officers.  Not only will you get the opportunity to oversee a great campus organization, you will also earn a great credential to use on your resume.  Here are the positions that currently are vacant:
  • President: Preside over meetings, write an agenda prior to meetings
  • Vice President: Assist the president, plan outings/activities
  • Secretary: Assist the vice president, coordinate involvement with other student and non-student organizations
  • Treasurer: Assist the Secretary, manage all finances for NTSO
To serve as an officer of NTSO you must be a currently enrolled student in good academic standing. Each position requires the elected student to serve for one complete academic school year.
If you are interested in participating in the Non-Traditional Student Organization or want more information, please email Beth Richards at richards@uwosh.edu

Nontraditional Student Organization (NTSO)

NTSO is here to have fun and help each other succeed.

Nontraditional Student Organization members We invite you to join us. We look forward to the continued support of our members and welcome those of you who will be joining us for the first time.

Each semester, NTSO encourages students and members to provide input about different academic and social based events they can host in order to foster a nontraditional student community support system.

NTSO activities include:

  • Family-friendly outings
  • Study groups
  • Group lunches
  • Social activities on campus and in the community

From juggling life’s responsibilities to discussing challenged and motivations in the classroom, NTSO encourages relationship building and outreach efforts.

Our mission is to enhance the education experience of nontraditional students.
We meet face-to-face and online, and we also communicate via email and Facebook. You can find someone to lean on for support or celebrate with in times of success.

If you are interested in participating in the Nontraditional Student Organization or want more information, call Beth Richards at (920) 424-0023 or email her at richards@uwosh.edu.

Expand to view the NTSO Constitution and Bylaws

Mission: The primary purpose of the Nontraditional Student Organization (NTSO) is to enhance the educational experience for nontraditional students.

Article I: Name

Hence forth, this student organization shall be known as the “Nontraditional Student Organization” and/or “NTSO.”

Article II: Purpose

Academic support for nontraditional students. Social support for nontraditional students. Liaison for nontraditional students to the University and community. Advocate for nontraditional students.

Article III:  Membership

Membership is available to all currently enrolled students. NTSO will not discriminate in membership on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, gender, sexual orientation, age or disability.

Article IV:  Officers

To serve as an officer of NTSO you must be a currently enrolled student in good academic standing. Each position requires the elected student to serve for one complete academic school year. Officers will be selected by a NTSO member vote, according to OSA guidelines, during the first regular meeting following the spring semester break. Newly elected officers will begin their official duties at the final meeting of that semester. An officer can be removed by a unanimous vote of the remaining officers and the approval of the NTSO adviser.

  • President The president will preside over meetings, write an agenda prior to meetings and serve on one or more committees.
  • Vice President The Vice President will assist the president, plan outings/activities and serve on one or more committees
  • Secretary The secretary will assist the vice president, coordinate involvement with other student and non-student organizations and serve on one or more committees.
  • Treasurer The treasurer will assist the Secretary, manage all finances for NTSO, and serve on one or more committees.
  • NTSO Liaison The NTSO Liaison will work directly with academic and administrative offices on campus to maintain and build relationships for the sole purpose of completing the NTSO mission and serve on one or more committees.

*The duties of a vacant position will be assigned to and completed by the remaining officers

Article V:  Amendments

The constitution can be amended by a majority vote at any regularly scheduled meeting of the organization. Any and all members of the organization are able to propose amendments to the constitution. All proposals are to be submitted to an officer of the organization or the NTSO adviser.